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New York Times, Wednesday, September 29, 1954

Author: E. E. Smith
Editor: Margaret Farrar
Rows: 15, Columns: 15, Words: 78, Blocks: 35, Avg Word Len: 4.87, Missing: { J K Q X }, Scrabble score: 270 (avg 1.42)
Open Squares: 74, Cheaters: 2, FITB: 4, XRef: 0, Words that never appeared in a previous NYT crossword: 6
Evelyn E. Smith has 8 pre-Shortz puzzles in our database.
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© 1954, The New York TimesNo. 1,919
Across Down
1. Well-known name in Brazil. : VARGAS
7. Party snacks. : CANAPES
14. Ball team. : ORIOLES
16. One way to serve pie. : ALAMODE
17. Part of a maple seed. : WINGLET
18. Noisy neighbor. : REVELER
19. Letter. : ESS
20. Theatrical. : STAGY
22. Heroine of "The Sorcerer." : ALINE
23. Judge. : DEEM
25. Go in haste. : HIE
26. Rove on the wing. : FLIT
27. Usual. : AVERAGE
30. Designs. : AIMS
33. Likewise: Fr. : AUSSI
36. Railway. : ROAD
38. Man in blue. : COP
39. FOA head. : STASSEN
42. Proof of a will. : PROBATE
44. Timely. : PAT
45. Askew: Dial. : AGEE
47. Propelled a punt. : POLED
48. Ships, planes, hurricanes. : SHES
50. Type of roof with two slopes on each side. : GAMBREL
53. Diminished by. : LESS
55. Central Asian river. : ILI
56. Articles. : THES
60. Arthurian knight. : BALIN
62. Comic canine. : PLUTO
64. Gold: Span. : ORO
65. Howard Pyle is Governor here. : ARIZONA
67. White ___. : RUSSIAN
69. In the future. : LATERON
70. President of Cuba. : BATISTA
71. Bridge support. : TRESTLE
72. Church reader. : LECTOR
1. Asseverated. : VOWED
2. Proceed. : ARISE
3. Wash out. : RINSE
4. Magog's companion. : GOG
5. "___ well." : ALLS
6. "___ conquering hero comes!" : SEETHE
7. Actor Grant. : CARY
8. Fermented liquor. : ALE
9. Describing Carney's operations. : NAVAL
10. Fielding's last novel. : AMELIA
11. Having to do with government. : POLITICAL
12. Headline statesman. : EDEN
13. Dried up. : SERE
15. Way up. : STAIR
21. Tools. : GEAR
24. Principal part. : MASS
26. North Carolina cape. : FEAR
28. Passport endorsement. : VISA
29. Party initials. : GOP
31. Speck. : MOTE
32. Ran. : SPED
33. Snakes. : ASPS
34. Where Ogden is. : UTAH
35. Follower. : SATELLITE
37. Info. : DOPE
40. Ingredient of floating island. : EGGS
41. Educational group: Abbr. : NEA
43. Roll of cloth. : BOLT
46. Man's name. : EMIL
49. Catches. : SEIZES
51. Jacket copy. : BLURB
52. Ceremonial. : RITUAL
54. Nasal sound. : SNORT
57. Elevator. : HOIST
58. Muse. : ERATO
59. Device for detecting submerged objects. : SONAR
60. European. : BALT
61. Sandarac tree. : ARAR
62. Piece of glass. : PANE
63. Bone : Comb. form. : OSTE
66. ___ pros. : NOL
68. Thus. : SIC

Answer summary: 6 debuted here and reused later, 2 appeared only in pre-Shortz puzzles.

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